D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths

FREE Shipping

D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths

D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths

RRP: £99
Price: £9.9
£9.9 FREE Shipping

In stock

We accept the following payment methods


The d'Aulaires won the third annual Caldecott Medal in 1940 for Abraham Lincoln, a picture-book life of the 16th U.

Besides that, though, there are lots of stories in here, so it is a good introduction to Greek mythology.His parents separated when Parin was six years old and he grew up spending time with each, travelling around Europe with his father.

But that doesn't make this volume any less worth owning, but rather underlines its ultimate purpose: to open a door into the bottomless universe of classical studies. Instead of focusing on just an illustration of a character, there is a symbol or event happening throughout, so the reader can see Heracles and his various quests. Somente após este período é que será cobrado automaticamente o valor da mensalidade, utilizando o método de pagamento cadastrado. This collection of Greek myths is just as good the second time around ten years later and in audio book format. The d'Aulaires received the Catholic Library Association Regina Medal for "continued distinguished contribution to children's literature" in 1970.Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths, published by Doubleday in 1962, was an elaborately illustrated compendium of Greek mythology, 192 pages in 46 chapters. She was where the boy she loved was, and he sat beside the water and fell in love with himself and said, "I love you. It was the beginning of my father's disdain for me, and his fear of my mind (the latter, I've always suspected, was close to the root of much of the abuse I suffered at his hands). Edgar illustrated Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandinavia by Nora Burglon, who was a 1932 Newbery Medal runner-up for that work. Now reading this aloud to my son, slightly against his will, as it was clear he'd never read it on his own.

In 2016, University of Minnesota Press reissued East of the Sun and West of the Moon under the title d'Aulaires' Book of Norwegian Folktales. Also, my brother and I were flipping through this book the other day, and we saw a drawing of the Andromeda: incredibly pale skin, blue eyes, blonde hair. It has inspired a lifelong fascination with mythology and the ancient world and probably played a large part in my obsessive need to learn everything about everything--not that that's possibly, but it's fun to try.I would sit cross legged right on the floor by the bottom shelf where it was kept, spread out the huge, thick book on my lap and read while I looked at the wonderful drawings. You won't regret it and you might want to continue to want to read more and more about Greek mythology. Now that goodreads has told me that he has added this book to his shelves, I think it even more likely! In print for over fifty years, D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths has introduced generations to Greek mythology—and continues to enthrall young readers.

Although some of the gorier details of these myths have been glossed over, the authors have opted for generalization rather than outright omission. D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths featured the impeccable quartet of Sydney Poitier, Paul Newman, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick. A Audible é um serviço de entretenimento em áudio que oferece aos assinantes acesso ilimitado a mais de 100 mil audiolivros, além da possibilidade de adquirir um catálogo adicional de mais de 300 mil títulos de audiolivros com desconto. Many of the d'Aulaires' early books depict the scenery and folktales of Norway: Ola, Children of the Northlights, East of the Sun and West of the Moon.I don't know how many times I've read it, but every single story and illustration felt intimately familiar when I opened it now, 20 years later. P -- Prometheus: I liked how he saved other people and risked his own life just to warm up the humans by stealing fire from the hearth in the throne room. The collection of myths are grouped together in such a way that stories build on top of one another which makes it both easier to understand and often more exciting.

  • Fruugo ID: 258392218-563234582
  • EAN: 764486781913
  • Sold by: Fruugo

Delivery & Returns


Address: UK
All products: Visit Fruugo Shop